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Simplicity 2258
In this video, you learn how to:
  • Use some of the basic tools
  • Choose fabric
  • Use patterns
  • Measure yourself for patterns
  • Trace and cut out the pattern
  • Lay out and cut out the pattern from fabric
  • Stitch together and press your skirt
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  1. Introduction and Tools
  2. Fabric Types
  3. What the Information on the Pattern Envelope Means
  4. Types of Patterns and What the Markings Mean
  5. Taking Body Measurements
  6. Tracing the Patterns and Understanding Markings
  7. Preparing the Fabric, Laying Out the Pattern Pieces, and Cutting Out the Fabric
  8. Getting to Know your Sewing Machine
  9. Sewing the Skirt
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Coat pattern with buttons changed to coat pattern with zipper
Donnatello
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Date: 6/21/12 2:44 PM

I need to put a zipper in the coat I am making but do not know how when the pattern calls for buttons. I am using gore-tex fabric and the coat will be lined. I am not sure of the measurements to add/subtract. I want to use Kwik-Sew 2925 picture B. I found Kwik-Sew 3622 A that has a zipper but no hood. Any suggestions would be very welcome.

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Date: 6/21/12 9:00 PM

The pattern with the buttons should show a center front line; that will be your center front seam line for the zipper. Add to this line 5/8" (on the left side of the line, because you are extending it) This will be the seam allowance for the zipper.

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Date: 6/23/12 8:59 PM

Thank you very much. I will add the 5/8 inch.

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